Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Welcome To Ashmerg

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

WELCOME TO ASHMERG (R4x32) 4C set Jim Haworth Ashmerg SCD
2 chords - 2nd chord 3s and 4s cross to opposite sides

1- 2 1s and 4s ½ turn LH moving down/up 1 place while 2s and 3s cast to 1st/4th place. End 1M and 4M following partners who face 2M and 3M places. 2(1)4(3)
3- 8 1s+2s also 4s+3s dance tandem RSh reels of 3 across
9-16 1s+2M also 4s+3M dance RH across. 1s+4s dance LH across in centre
17-20 1s+3L also 4s+2L dance RH across to end on sidelines 2(4)1(3) with 4L and 1L facing out
21-24 4s+1s chase anticlockwise ½ round in centre of set. All face in. 2(1)4(3)
25-32 All set. 1s+4s dance ¾ R&L while 2s+3s cross RH, set, cross back RH. End 24(1)(3), 4s and 1s facing out, 2s and 3s retaining hands to repeat from new positions

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)


Dance Information

Devised May 1997 to welcome dancers to the start of a new dance season at the ASHMERG Scottish Country Dance Group.

Published in http://www.minicrib.org.uk/Publications/ASHMERG%20Collection.pdf

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